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We, the two parties vying for power, in order to form a more perfect protection of the system as it stands, will do anything to eliminate the possibility for any others wanting to create something ...
by syberlion
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 12:27 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Carnivores are gaining in Europe, thanks to the public and governments' willingness to embrace them. But in the US, they're still feared by a largely ignorant population.
by jroberthall
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 12:39 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Barry Barry Quite Contrary, How Does Your Legacy Grow? You tempted the masses with hope and change Utopia soon would be known. With the wind at your back, dems poised to attack Who knew how this ...
by Willtwain
Comment Count 183 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 07:44 AM PST with 2 Recommends
A few days ago, a friend shared a Facebook post written by a friend of hers, someone I didn’t know. Yesterday our mutual friend introduced us, and I talked him into letting me share his message ...
by Bruce Brown
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 05:51 AM PST with 20 Recommends
We don't have all the data in yet to know exactly why the Dems were demolished well beyond even the GOP's best hopes. But we can make some preliminary judgments. IMO, the biggest reason overall is ...
by diomedes77
Comment Count 428 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 08:02 AM PST with 267 Recommends
Where my piece "The Trolls Have a Strategy, What's Ours?" appeared on Huffington Post, a reader wrote: This post just adds fuel to the fire of a shameful, hateful cycle of Us vs. Them. Don't focus ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2014 at 11:27 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Nowadays the members of one tribe (calling themselves liberals, progressives, and Democrats) hold sharply different views and values than the members of the other (conservatives, Tea Partiers, and ...
by richturc125
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 05:25 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Don't freak out!!!! I don't actually hate YOU!!! That's just the title of the article I am posting as my very first Daily Kos diary. I've been posting articles on Newsvine for about 6 years. Sadly, ...
by MalamuteMan
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 01:11 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
[M]ost Democrats grew up with and still believe a view of reason that has been shown in cognitive science and neuroscience to be false. The sciences of mind have shown that real reason is largely ...
by richturc125
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 03:21 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
When we're kids we try out identities. Do we want to be viewed as tough or brave? Do we want to be seen as smart or thoughtful? Of course how we view ourselves is most impacted by how we want ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I do not want to be equal to you. All my life, you have asked me to be less than I am, so that you could be more comfortable around me. All theory aside, most people tend to fall into three ...
by serendipityisabitch
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 05:38 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I have experienced the physical and emotional pain of "hate speech" personally.  I have seen its impact on those around me and those far away. Having  spent much of my childhood and early teenage ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Apr 17, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Hop over the jump to see a suggested grand bargain that expands gun control laws and gun rights.
by KVoimakas
Comment Count 550 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 08:25 AM PST with 23 Recommends
In the aftermath of our totally unnecessary and embarrassing government shutdown, it is clear that something is terribly wrong with our government. The American governing system was built around ...
by publicolalocke
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 03, 2013 at 01:02 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Van Jones has some real talk for progressives, and it's something that's sure to fire you up, make you laugh, make you roll your eyes, and, most importantly, make you think a little bit differently ...
by lpickett
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 01:27 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Ted Cruz has a new plan to stop the compromise designed to re-open the government and raise the debt limit.
by pounds
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 01:08 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Seems to me the United States House of Representatives offered to move the budget forward as it stood.... if the Senate would accept two legislative proposals: 1 - law makers who voted into law the ...
by wfmc
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 09:58 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
When you are wrong, a true friend and ally will tell you the truth. I am an expert at being wrong, a master of error. If I am wrong, tell me. We may disagree but still trust. Our hearts can get ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Oct 12, 2013 at 08:42 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
-Ban the phrase "Happy Holidays" -Tim Tebow named starter of Dallas Cowboys -Firearm Safety training in Pre-School -Obama's REAL Birth Certificate -Global Warming be renamed "Longer Summertime" -Tax ...
by JeremySchro
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 10:38 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Once upon a time, there was a football team that only played defense, and another football team that only played offense. One of them wore blue jerseys, and the other one wore red jerseys. Guess ...
by Eric Stetson
Comment Count 47 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 01:19 PM PDT with 18 Recommends